Anyone prospecting for compelling wines at fair prices will find the mother lode in Washington's current offerings. A series of outstanding vintages and an influx of talented producers have raised the state's game. From $10 wines that deliver the flavor and balance you'd expect from bottlings costing two or three times more, to $100-plus rarities that make a collector's heart skip a beat, there's plenty to discover. Wine Spectator editor at large Harvey Steiman explains.
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